Waking Night Housing Support Worker (Job Ref: 21372)

Position Categories: Full Time, Mental Health, new, North West, Young Persons

Location: Wythenshawe

Salary: Up to £8.50ph inc. night supplement, based on experience and qualifications

Closing Date: 05 July 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 21372JCP, 21372GWO, 21372RED, 21372CRJ

Short Job Description:

Creative Support is a nationwide not-for-profit care provider who specialises person centred support to people with a wide range of needs. At present, we are cooperating with more than 52 local authorities and with a very well established and motivated workforce of over 5100, we are keen to develop this further. With over 20 years of history, started as community support for adults with mental health needs, we have expanded to providing personalised support to adults with learning disabilities, mental health, autism, physical disabilities, challenging behaviour and many more.

We are seeking a warm, reliable and person centred individual to provide waking night support to young people with mental health needs in our supported living service in Wythenshawe with the desire to work and promote independence. You will work on your own initiative and common sense as part of a team. Although working at night, you may be required to work during the day to attend meetings and other events. You will be offered 2, 3 or 4 nights per week. Previous relevant experience is desirable. Full training is provided.

Creative Support offers a wide range of training courses and this will be a perfect opportunity for those who are seeking to progress in the health and social care sector as we also offer the QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care level 2 – 5. As a senior practitioner and supervisor, we will support your continuous development by providing accredited courses such as person centred planning, communication approaches and many more. Although previous experience in a similar role is more advantageous, we would like to encourage the people with the right values and the passion to provide personalised support to apply and work to make a difference.

In return we offer a wide range of benefits including:
• Guaranteed Contracted Hours (Full or Part Time)
• Level 2/3 QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care
• Free life assurance
• Pension with company contribution
• Highly serviced employee advice line
• A range of employee discounts

Creative Support is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to delivering local high quality care through a well established and supported local work force.

Application Instructions:

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Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed (recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk) to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.